The Old Adobe Union School District, Petaluma, California Board of Trustees, is seeking a highly qualified and fully certified Superintendent. The Board wishes to have the successful candidate assume the responsibilities of the position on or before July 15, 2020.
McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., Executive Recruitment and Development, in collaboration with the California School Boards Association, has been engaged as the consultant in a search for outstanding candidates. They will assist the Board of Trustees in identifying and screening the candidates.
Location: 50 miles north of San Francisco
The candidate must have the background, skills, and abilities essential for excellence in educational leadership. The board recognizes that selecting a superintendent is one of the most important decisions it will make. The Board developed the following desired characteristics.
A person of integrity who is a creative problem solver and is able to make decisions effectively.
An open, honest, and trustworthy individual who can effectively communicate with the community in a timely and effective manner.
An experienced educator who is committed to student achievement and developing a positive school and district culture that supports the success of all students.
An experienced educational leader that demonstrates a commitment to educating the whole child through maintaining and building extra-curricular programs within the school/district and high academic achievement.
A community minded educational leader demonstrating effective communication skills and invested in our community. Able to promote the district and enhance pride, growth and respect throughout the school community.
Closing date for applications: June 11, 2020 (11:30 p.m. central time)
School Board selects finalists to interview: June 25, 2020
Finalists Interviews with the Board of Trustees: July 1 & 2, 2020
The Old Adobe Union School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability and, when needed, will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees. Anyone requesting a reasonable accommodation in the application or recruitment process please contact McPherson & Jacobson at the address/phone/email above.
Preferred Requirements: Master’s Degree , Strong record of improving student outcomes in a diverse school community, Elementary experience in Classroom or Elementary Administration.
About CSBA/McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C.
McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C. has been conducting national searches for governing boards since 1991. The firm has placed over 750 superintendents and other officials in public and non-profit organizations across the United States. McPherson & Jacobson is one of the leading national superintendent search firms.
The California School Board Association has selected McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C. to represent them in conducting superintendent searches in California. McPherson & Jacobson is a leading national search firm that has California-based consultants. Our California consultants understand California and its unique requirements and laws.